Friday, March 22, 2019

Voting Rights Act Denied Mississippi Its ‘Sovereignty,’ AG Candidate Says

At a Tupelo campaign stop on Monday, Mississippi State Rep. Mark Baker, a Republican candidate for attorney general, said the 1965 Voting Rights Act...

Mississippi Republican Leaders Stand Strong in Defense of Unborn Children

JACKSON—Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant today signed into law Senate Bill 2116, “The Heartbeat Bill”, which prohibits abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected except...

Mississippi Senate Calls for Constitutional Convention, Raising Civil Rights Concerns

Civil-rights protections could be "rolled back" if Mississippi joins a conservative group's effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, a prominent civil-rights organization is warning.On...

Choctaw Tribal Member Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Second...

Jackson, Miss. – Keenan Martin, 26, of Philadelphia, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 540 months in...

Former Bond Advisor Charged in Fraudulent Scheme

Jackson, Miss. – Porter Bingham, 57, of Roswell, Georgia, was arrested today in Georgia by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Bingham is charged in...

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft

Jackson, Miss. – Calvin Taylor, 51, of Yazoo City, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to embezzling parcels of mail...

Just a few days left in the legislative session

The Mississippi legislature’s session is winding down, with only a few bills left on the calendars for both chambers. The next deadline for general...

Gov. Bryant Signs Abortion Ban in Deadliest State for Babies

With Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves at his side, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed the nation's most restrictive abortion...

MCPP commends Gov. Bryant for signing Fetal Heartbeat bill

The Mississippi Center for Public Policy commends Governor Phil Bryant for capping off a lifetime of pro-life public service by signing the Fetal Heartbeat...

Little appetite for food freedom in Mississippi

A few years ago, the Mississippi legislature adopted a cottage food operators law, bringing the industry, those who bake goods at home and then...